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National Mental Health Survey Finds Widespread Ignorance and Stigma

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Mark Skidmore

Less than half of Americans can recognize anxiety. Most people don’t know what to do about depression even when they spot it. And nearly 8 in 10 don’t…

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Mobile Sensing Technology to Help College Counselors

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation grant of $1 million to develop a smart, mobile sensing system, known as iSee, for enhancing college counseling services….

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Wearable Technology Could Help Detect Health Risks, Depression

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Mi Zang

It may be small, so small it’s hardly noticeable, but it could someday save lives. “It” is wearable technology that can monitor a person’s eating, drinking, coughing and…

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MSU’s Neighbors Named Mott Endowed Professor

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Harold “Woody” Neighbors, Ph.D., was named a Charles Stewart Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health in Flint, Mich., on May 3, 2016. Neighbors has dedicated his career, including…

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Study Links Gang Membership and Depression

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Chris Melde

Kids who decide to join gangs are more likely to be depressed and suicidal – and these mental health problems only worsen after joining, finds a new study…

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New Model of Depression Could Lead to Better Treatments

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Andrea Wittenborn

A new scientific model that incorporates the myriad drivers of depression could lead to more precise treatment for an illness that affects 350 million worldwide. Developed by scientists…

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